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Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP)

Welcome! This is your first stop in the process of completing your security questionnaire and beginning your background investigation. This page provides information about the type of internet connection you need to use e-QIP, diagnostic tools for your computer, and other help topics. Please choose one of the options listed below. Thank you for visiting e-QIP!

Resources for e-QIP Applicants

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Please note: Applicants can only access the e-QIP system if they have been invited to do so by an appropriate official at their sponsoring agency. Individuals cannot pre-apply for a security clearance, nor update their security questionnaire unless granted access by an appropriate agency official.

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